WRAPPED BY THE UNCONTAMINATED NATURE, BY BREATH-TAKING ENVIRONMENTS BETWEEN COLOURS AND EMOTIONS FRAMES
• THE PARK OF MAREMMA
The Natural and Regional Park of Maremma has been established in 1975, but even though its reduced dimensions (about 10.000 ha) and its short life, in a short time it became a landmark, every year with an increasing number of clients. In 1933, it had been awarded with the European Park Diploma released by the European Council.
The visit will be an incredible and knowledge experience, but it is important to know that visiting only a place might disappoint your expectations, as they are oversized compared to the short stay, you have to remember that it’s not a zoo, the animals are free and not tour availability. The visit to the Park is possible only by walking; the ways of entering are two: Alberese and Talamone. For the journeys that start from Alberese, the access to Maremma Park is possible is normally possible every day. For every information regarding the timetables and thevisits you are invited to contact the Visit Park Centre. It is only at a few kilometres from one of the best beaches of the maremman coast and only at 2.5km from Alberese where you can find any type of service, furthermore in the restaurants in the surroundings you may taste typical plates of the maremman kitchen. From our farmhouse you can easily arrive to the most beautiful of the coast, such as the towns of Talamone, Castiglione della Pescaia or Punta Ala, the uncontaminated beach of Cala Violina and it is even possible to arrive at the Argentario crossing the typical lagoon which surrounds Orbetello. Nearby there are the Saturnia spa with the enchanting natural waterfalls or the equipped pools.
• CASTIGLIONE DELLA PESCAIA
Castiglione della Pescaia, an ancient village that faces the sea, between Punta Ala and Marina di Grosseto. It has a touristic port which offers daily tours to the Tuscan archipelago. Castiglione della Pescaia has very ancient origins; the first traces of peopling in this zone date back to almost 60,000 years ago. The romans founded Salebrone village, famous for its mild climate, the fishing lake and the surroundings rich of nature. After the fall of the Roman Empire and the barbarian invasions, in 962 Castiglione was ruled by Pisa which exploited the good parts.
• ARGENTARIO MOUNT
The Argentario Mount is a promontory that reaches out the Tyrrenhian sea in correspondence to the two most meridional islands of the Tuscan archipelago: Giglio and Giannutri island. Even the Argentario borns as an island, but throughout the centuries the sea currents united the island to the earth, meanwhile creating the Orbetello lagoon. The highest point of the Argntario Mounti s at 635m. and it is featured by a mountainous environment, with several ‘balconies’ in which is being cultivated the vineyard. The jagged coast offers stony coves. In this context there are two little towns, that creates the Argentario Mount municipality; at north, you may find Saint Stephen Port, where the city hall is situated, instead at south, you may find Ercole Port, that is smaller.
• SATURNIA SPA
The Saturnia spa are famous in the world for the prodigious thermal spring. It’s sulphuric water- carbon – bicarbonate – alkaline- earthy and that gushes from the underground at rhythm of 800 litres per second at a temperature of 37°. Thanks to its particular composition and its natural temperature, Saturnia water has healthy characteristics, efficient for the skin, the breathing, muscular and skeletal system. You wash yourself in the famous waterfalls, created by the natural source and are located in the middle of the maremman country-side at few kilometres from the Saturnia centre. The wash is free and in winter that hot shiver it’s a healthy feeling. Young people like it but it should be tested at every age: is a good-living. You may even try it at night: dark waterfalls lighted only by the moon. You may even launch yourself in the natural pools or in the whirlpools. The structure of Saturnia spa provides many services: further to the hydrotherapy and to the thermal cures (aereosol, inhalations…) it’s possible to have beauty and oil treatments.
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